As we enter a new decade and new year, let’s take a look back at 10 of our most popular stories of 2019 featuring exceptional students, faculty and staff at Clayton State. We also highlight our top three videos on YouTube.
#10 A new era for theatre at Clayton State
Clayton State University’s theatre got a new name and new look that enhances art and performance on campus.
#9 Clayton State named one of Atlanta’s largest universities with high business school enrollment
Clayton State earned several rankings for being one of Atlanta’s largest universities, as well as having high enrollment in its business school and MBA program.
#8 Dr. Celeste Walley-Jean to serve as Dean of Graduate Studies and Inclusive Engagement
Dr. Walley-Jean will be responsible for implementing and leading efforts to promote inclusiveness and engagement for faculty, staff and students in the Division of Academic Affairs.
#7 Clayton State ranked no. 78 for best online graduate nursing program in the nation
The university jumped to the no. 78 spot on the 2019 Best Online Nursing Programs list by U.S. News & World Report.
#6 Newly-released book by Clayton State professor highlights African American management history
Dr. Leon Prieto, associate professor of management, published a book last summer exploring the history of African American business leaders and their impact on management.
#5 Faculty and staff contributions to university recognized at Annual Service Awards
Faculty teaching excellence and staff service were recognized at last spring’s Alice J. Smith Annual Service Awards.
#4 Online Master of Public Administration degree to launch this fall
Clayton State University’s College of Arts and Sciences designed the new master’s program to train individuals who seek to enter careers in public service.
#3 University bookstore becomes Barnes & Noble College affiliate
During the summer of 2019, Clayton State’s Loch Shop shifted its operations to be under the management of Barnes & Noble College and expand its offering of textbooks, goods and spirit apparel.
#2 Clayton State University announces spring commencement speaker lineup
The May commencement exercises welcomed veteran broadcaster Lisa Rayam, Piedmont Henry Hospital Chief Executive Officer Deborah Armstrong and Dr. Leon Prieto, Heritage Bank University professor and associate professor of Management in the College of Business.
#1 College of Arts and Sciences launches new bachelor’s degree in elementary education
The new bachelor’s program looks to train teachers to fill workforce gaps at elementary schools in metro Atlanta.
Homecoming Week 2019
Check out a recap of all Homecoming events from 2019, including the Athletics Hall of Fame, tailgate and the basketball game.
Spring Commencement 2019
We learned what hopeful spring 2019 graduates had to say about their time here at Clayton State University and what their plans were after graduation.
Clayton State University's Health Sciences Degree
Health Sciences is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to provide students with a solid foundation for a career in community health or to pursue a professional graduate program.